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Active Learning Classroom  

The CSULB Active Learning Classroom (ALC) is where instructors and students experience a flexible, student-centered learning environment.

The ALC offers:

  • a learning environment which facilitates active learning, not traditional lecture.
  • the ability for instructors to easily engage with students during activities.
  • technology that allows students to present work for review by peers and instructors.
  • furniture and writeable walls designed to facilitate small-group work.

Requesting the ALC:

  • Participation in this classroom requires actively engaging in the instructor ALC online community and meeting with AV Services to learn the equipment functionality.
  • The room is prioritized for courses with low-completion rates.
  • View current classroom schedule .

Classroom Details:

  • ALCs are located in the AS building in rooms 244 and 235 and the CBA building in rooms 217 and 218.
  • The AS 244 classroom accommodates up to 64 students with eight tables and eight chairs per table.
  • The AS 235 classroom accommodates up to 55 students with six tables and eight chairs per table.
  • The CBA 217 and 218 classrooms accommodate 45 students respectively.
  • The instructor station includes a Windows computer, a document camera, mobile device input jacks, a projector and a control panel in order to manage the technology located at each of the student tables.
  • Each student table has a large plasma screen attached to the wall and a Windows computer in addition to two mobile device inputs.
  • A switching system in the table allows the students to view multiple mobile devices thus supporting collaboration.

active classroom

Contacts

  • Questions about the physical space and the instructional technology equipment should be directed to Leslie Kennedy at 562.985.1022 or leslie.kennedy@csulb.edu.
  • Online classroom schedule

 

 

ALC @ CSULB

 

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active learning classroom student at table

 

active learning classroom student at table

 

ALC @ UMN